Video Encoders for Live Streaming – What Broadcasters Need to Know

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Video and live streaming are where it’s at right now. By 2027,  industry analysts are predicting a CAGR of 20.7% and an estimated industry net worth of over 184 Billion dollars. Considering this same market was valued at 30 billion just a few years ago (2016), this represents an unprecedented opportunity for broadcasters.  The extensive […]

Cloud Video Encoding vs. Transcoding – What Broadcasters Need to Know

cloud video encoding

The terms “transcoding” and “encoding” are thrown around regularly when it comes to online video streaming. Both of these processes are very important to make live streaming possible and to maintain the video quality on both live and on-demand content. In this post, we’re going to clear up any confusion between the two by breaking […]

Best Live Streaming Software for Mac – A Comparison [Updated for 2020]

Live Streaming Software for Mac

With nearly a 90 percent share of users, Windows remains the leader of the Desktop OS market. Mobile device usage is also on the rise. That said, Mac OS (formerly OS X) is becoming increasingly popular. As of October 2020, macOS usage accounts for over 13 percent of total computer usage. In fact, the core […]

Top 10 Streaming Video Hosting Providers for Professional Broadcasting

streaming video hosting providers

Did you know that 59% of executives have reported that they’d rather consume information through a video as opposed to reading the written text? People have turned to streaming video hosting services for news, entertainment, sports, and more so it makes sense that this trend has carried over into the professional realm. Overall, computer users […]

Streaming Server Pricing: The Cost of Live Streaming An Event

Live Streaming Pricing: cost of live streaming an event

If you’re new to professional broadcasting, you’re likely wondering how much does live streaming cost. There are a number of factors to consider when it comes to calculating pricing, but today, we’re going to focus on a key topic: the cost of live streaming an event. First, we’ll take a look at the factors that […]

8 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Video Streaming API

streaming service api

Choosing a video streaming API is a huge undertaking for professional broadcasters. It is one of the most important decision points to make and can be especially daunting for those who want maximum customization capabilities when it comes to optimizing the player in their online video platform. The API you choose to integrate with your video […]

Live Streaming API: 5 Things to Consider When Choosing One

API for Broadcasters and Developers

There is a wide array of factors to consider when choosing the right streaming service for your professional streaming needs, but have you considered the importance of live streaming API? When it comes to broadcasting a live video stream, you’re not choosing a video API per se, but you’re choosing the video streaming platforms with […]

7 Live Streaming Solutions for Broadcasting Private Events

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Over the past decade, digital technology has expanded the reach of information worldwide. However, it has also exposed all of us to more online vulnerabilities. By 2021, cybercrime damages are forecasted to reach $6 trillion annually.  In order to avoid becoming part of this statistic, it is important that you choose a streaming solution that […]

Youtube Live vs Facebook Live Compared to Online Video Platforms

Youtube Live vs Facebook Live

Today, live video streaming is becoming increasingly mainstream. Websites like YouTube and Facebook have made it easier for anyone with a smartphone to start streaming. The popularity of these apps has normalized the idea of live streaming video. Millions of people are now familiar with this type of content. Major corporations like Facebook and Google (the […]

Responsive Video: How to Embed Content to Stream on Every Device

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Most consumers expect a sleek website and mobile app design from their favorite brands. Yet many video players are clunky and hinder the web experience. Today’s brands need to use video streaming technologies that automatically adjust to the user’s device to ensure a high Quality of Experience. With this in mind, we’ll cover what responsive […]